Climate at a Glance

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Southwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, August 1989

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1989
1-Month
1.96"
(49.78mm)
2.02"
(51.31mm)
-0.06"
(-1.53mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1985 1962
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1963
Jul–Aug 1989
2-Month
3.73"
(94.74mm)
3.89"
(98.81mm)
-0.16"
(-4.07mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1985 2020
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1921
Jun–Aug 1989
3-Month
4.56"
(115.82mm)
4.83"
(122.68mm)
-0.27"
(-6.86mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1985 2020
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1921
May–Aug 1989
4-Month
5.30"
(134.62mm)
5.94"
(150.88mm)
-0.64"
(-16.26mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1985 2020
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1921
Ties: 1948
Apr–Aug 1989
5-Month
5.61"
(142.49mm)
7.00"
(177.80mm)
-1.39"
(-35.31mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1974 2020
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1999
Mar–Aug 1989
6-Month
6.39"
(162.31mm)
8.15"
(207.01mm)
-1.76"
(-44.70mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1974 2002
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1941
Feb–Aug 1989
7-Month
7.27"
(184.66mm)
9.16"
(232.66mm)
-1.89"
(-48.00mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1974 2002
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1941
Jan–Aug 1989
8-Month
8.27"
(210.06mm)
10.14"
(257.56mm)
-1.87"
(-47.50mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1974 2002
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1941
Dec 1988–Aug 1989
9-Month
9.01"
(228.85mm)
11.15"
(283.21mm)
-2.14"
(-54.36mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1974 2002
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1941
Nov 1988–Aug 1989
10-Month
9.91"
(251.71mm)
12.04"
(305.82mm)
-2.13"
(-54.11mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1977 2002
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1941
Oct 1988–Aug 1989
11-Month
10.43"
(264.92mm)
13.17"
(334.52mm)
-2.74"
(-69.60mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1974 2002
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1941
Ties: 2020
Sep 1988–Aug 1989
12-Month
11.81"
(299.97mm)
14.54"
(369.32mm)
-2.73"
(-69.35mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1974 2002
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1941
Mar 1988–Aug 1989
18-Month
20.81"
(528.57mm)
22.69"
(576.33mm)
-1.88"
(-47.76mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1977 2002
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1942
Sep 1987–Aug 1989
24-Month
27.15"
(689.61mm)
29.09"
(738.89mm)
-1.94"
(-49.28mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1978 2003
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1942
Sep 1986–Aug 1989
36-Month
44.26"
(1,124.20mm)
43.58"
(1,106.93mm)
0.68"
(17.27mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1982 1956
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1907
Sep 1985–Aug 1989
48-Month
62.01"
(1,575.05mm)
58.05"
(1,474.47mm)
3.96"
(100.58mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1981 1956
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1986
Sep 1984–Aug 1989
60-Month
78.79"
(2,001.27mm)
72.53"
(1,842.26mm)
6.26"
(159.01mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1982 2004
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1987

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published May 2022, retrieved on May 19, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/